96 Minutes Synopsis
The stories of four kids intercut surrounding a carjacking and abduction.
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St. Louis Post-Dispatch

By Joe Williams
96 Minutes is a mere introduction to Sociology 101, but it's brisk enough to rustle the reading list and keep the conversation alive.
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70

Village Voice

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The narrative machinery grows creakier as the plot advances, and the film is a bit too strident about some of the issues at play, but 96...
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70

Variety

By Joe Leydon
Despite the over-familiarity of its once-trendy time-tripping plot structure, 96 Minutes maintains a brisk pace and generates a satisfying...
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60

The New York Times

By Rachel Saltz
The talented Mr. Ross makes Dre's panic and adrenaline-fueled behavior all too believable. You watch as he sees his horizons dim. What...
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50

Slant Magazine

Director Aimee Lagos seems to be at odds with her own film, like a well-meaning but controlling parent hell-bent on choosing a child's...
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40

Time Out New York

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The film cuts with such precision that there's scarcely any room to breathe; it's the rare thriller that is perhaps too tightly structured.
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40

Los Angeles Times

The film feels overstuffed and overcooked, as if the filmmaker were trying to get too much out all in one go.
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33

The A.V. Club

By Sam Adams
Lagos draws strong performances from her young cast, as well as David Oyelowo, who plays Ross' uncle and guardian, but they don't have much...
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Rated R | For Pervasive Language and Violent Content